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Home to iconic locomotives and an unrivalled collection of engineering brilliance, we celebrate the past, present and future of innovation on the railways. Dedicated to igniting our visitors’ curiosity about the people, places and engineering...more
All reviews flying scotsman royal carriages bullet train free entry train enthusiast steam engine love trains station hall suggested donation all ages main hall well worth a visit free attraction on display few hours york station great place to visit
I am no trainspotter by any means but I did find this museum fascinating. The range of trains on display and the history behind them was amazing. There was lots of extra detail about engineering, testing, etc. if this interests you. We only stayed a...More
Great range of locomotives and carriages. Highlights included The Mallard, The Flying Scotsman, replica of The Rocket, The Evening Star and the cutaway engine showing the workings. We also saw the working turntable. There is plenty to see and do, with rides for younger visitors...More
If you are into railways of any description this is the place to visit. Lots of locomotives, steam, electric and diesel to admire all just waiting for you to touch them. Food on site, trips on the line on some days, a stupendous reference section,...More
This museum lived up to expectations and more. There’s an impressive collection of famous and historic locomotives, steam and modern, Eurostar included. You don’t realise how huge they are until you stand next to them. We also appreciated the carriages used by Royalty, from Queen...More
A must do when visiting York. Free to enter with a suggested donation. Well worth it and make a small donation for a great facility. Something for all ages and some amazing features and history on show.
Free to visit the National Railway Museum. There was parking across the road at 10 pound if you choose. Roam amongst and in so many different trains of the present and past. There is also an area of what may be the future of train...More
With the flying Scotsman coming to the museum to celebrate Sir Alfred Alpines life was wonderful and such a surprise on our visit.The whole museum is 1st class and so much to see.The workshop was in full use and amazed to see the restoration of...More